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600 Watt DIY Solar System On Our RV

Get ideas for your own solar installation by taking a walkthrough of our DIY off-grid solar charging system. Learn how we took our RV off-the-grid so we can enjoy boondocking and dry-camping in style. System diagrams and videos help guide you through the system components (solar panels, inverter, solar charge controllers and battery monitoring system).
07/20/2019
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How To Install LED Marker, Clearance Lights on Your RV

Tired of replacing burned out bulbs? Here's how to upgrade the external lights on your RV, motorhome, trailer, camper or van to LEDs for under $50.
06/05/2019

Remodelling a Class C Motorhome

(UPDATED - New Custom Power Console) Our ongoing RV interior renovation of our Class C motorhome including dinette removal, dual recliner installation, sofa removal, flooring installation, custom TV cabinet and RV desk build, and window shade install.
04/06/2019

Drill A Hole In Your RV Roof Without Fear

Drilling a hole in the roof of your RV is terrifying. Some times though, the best route from point A to point B is through a carefully placed hole in your roof. Here's how to drill a hole in your roof and run cables into your RV.
01/25/2019

Secret RV Sewer Hose Storage Compartment

Nobody wants to see your nasty sewer hose right? I've come up with a secret hiding place to store your ugly sewer hose. You won't see it and it won't take up valuable space in your storage bin. You'll like this project idea...I promise.
09/20/2018

Add USB and AC Power Plugs Where YOU Need Them

The lack of power receptacles is often a complaint we hear from RV owners. Here are some tips for installing USB and additional AC outlets where you need them in your RV. I'll be you know exactly where you could use some.
04/08/2018

How to Disconnect the Converter Charger Automatically When Using an Inverter

I’ll show you how I installed a switch to automatically disconnect my RV converter charger when my power inverter is used. Some RVs with built-in inverters do this automatically, but I installed my power inverter myself. Now I am adding my own automatic switching to be just like the big boys.
07/24/2017

Best Cell Signal Booster for your RV - weBoost Drive 4G-X RV (2017)

I've used a cell signal booster for the last two years and it has become one of the most important pieces or RV electronics we own. The NEW weBoost Drive 4G-X RV cell signal booster package provides the strongest boost available for vehicles and RVs. It comes complete with the antennas, cable and mounting hardware for a DIY install.
04/17/2017

Add a Wireless Video Surveillance Monitor and Camera

We often drive long distances in our RV and stay overnight in Walmart parking lots, highway rest stops and other places. I’ve always wanted to install some kind of camera surveillance system that would allow me to see what’s going on outside our door without having to go outside or open a window. Here’s my DIY wireless surveillance monitor and camera setup I installed.
03/05/2017

Secure Your RV Storage Compartments - Replace CH751 Locks

Did you know that many RVs, travel trailers and fifth wheel trailers share the same key for their storage compartments? It’s true. You can use your key tp open comparments on other RVs. It is a dirty little secret in the RV industry. There is a solution though. You can easily replace all of your CH751 locks with high quality secure cam locks.
02/07/2017

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